Nyrma Leona Clark McKenna passed away on Friday, Jan. 15, 2016, at Hospice of the Valley Thunderbird Patient Care Unit in Glendale. A visitation will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 25, at the Main Street Chapel of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 300 W. Third St. in Snowflake. The funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. Interment will be at the National Memorial Veterans Cemetery, with the time to be determined later.
She was born in Brigham City, Utah, the daughter of the late Lynn Osborne Clark and Leona Simper Clark. She grew up in Tremonton, Utah, with her three sisters.
Nyrma married Stanley McKenna on June 12, 1961, and moved to Arizona in 1963. They were married for 37 years before he preceded her in death.
She moved to Snowflake in 2005, where she became active in her church and community. Nyrma was president of the Silver Creek Camp of the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers. She loved to make quilts, arrange flowers and make all sorts of crafts. She was a talented singer.
In her professional life, Nyrma worked for a couple of photography developers as a photo lab technician restoring and touching up photographs.
Survivors include her three sisters, Nelda Bolton and her husband, Garr Bolton, Narlene Freeze, and Lornel Tureson and her husband, Jim Tureson; her four children; three stepchildren; 23 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
Owens Livingston Mortuary of Snowflake was in charge of the arrangements.